Bernice Gordon
Bernice Gordon 

New York Times, Thursday, March 10, 1983

Author: Bernice Gordon
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 2
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© 1983, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bradshaw-Stallworth coup : BOMB
5. Four inches : HAND
9. Problem of urban U.S.A. : SMOG
13. With 14 Across, a land mass : ASIA
14. See 13 Across : MINOR
15. ___ Sea, Arctic Ocean arm : KARA
16. John Sinjohn was his pseudonym : GALSWORTHY
18. Common contraction : ISNT
19. Lab vessels : RETORTS
20. Former denizens of Mauritius : DODOES
22. Hawaiian hawks : IOS
23. "___ Pop," Seuss book : HOPON
24. Wheedles : CAJOLES
28. When rakes come out of closets : OCTOBER
31. King and Ladd : ALANS
32. Cisterns : TANKS
34. Culprit, in Calabria : REO
35. Londoners' hols. : VACS
36. Marks for omission : DELES
37. Township in Africa : DORP
38. Erstwhile Eur. arena : ETO
39. Early Berlin song : ARABY
40. Arkansas, the ___ State : BOWIE
41. Pitted pros against cons : DEBATED
43. Generated : SPAWNED
45. Ring-around-___ : AROSY
46. Follower of north or south : ERN
47. Twiggy brooms : BESOMS
49. Pledged : TROTHED
53. Most westerly of the Aleutians : ATTU
54. Kind of jacket : EISENHOWER
57. He lived for 905 years : ENOS
58. Cows and horses : ROANS
59. A son of Jacob : LEVI
60. Adjective for Jonson : RARE
61. Irrational number : SURD
62. Kind of race : DRAG
1. Reticule : BAG
2. Glacial ridges : OSAR
3. Odometer unit : MILE
4. Fortified places : BASTIONS
5. Al of music : HIRT
6. Julian Huxley book : ANTS
7. Dance-drama of Japan : NOH
8. Repair areas for vessels : DRYDOCKS
9. Scram : SKIDOO
10. Critic John ___ : MASONBROWN
11. River in Normandy : ORNE
12. Mobsters' magnums : GATS
14. U.S. artist-inventor : MORSE
17. Winter fabrics : WOOLS
21. Picks : OPTS
23. Darlings : HONEYS
24. ___ in (collapsed) : CAVED
25. Winged : ALATE
26. Financier John ___ : JACOBASTOR
27. Slow's partner : STEADY
29. Hair-raising : EERIE
30. Used a riata : ROPED
33. Priestly garb : ALB
36. Pieces of furniture : DRESSERS
37. Act of minimizing, as of expenses : DOWNHOLD
39. Bit : ATOM
40. German explorer: 1821–65 : BARTH
42. Kindle : AROUSE
44. Constables in India : PEONS
47. Former heavyweight champ : BAER
48. Landmark in Sicily : ETNA
49. Dictatorial person : TSAR
50. Sunder : REND
51. Wide-mouthed container : EWER
52. Hindu divine being : DEVA
55. Promissory note : IOU
56. Fix : RIG

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